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'''Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar''', Fellow of the Royal Society|FRS (; October 19, 1910 – August 21, 1995),[http://books.nap.edu/readingroom/books/biomems/schandrasekhar.html Bio-Chandrasekhar] was an Indian American astrophysicist who was awarded the 1983 Nobel Prize for Physics with William A. Fowler "for his theoretical studies of the physical processes of importance to the structure and evolution of the stars". His mathematical treatment of stellar evolution yielded many of the best current theoretical models of the later evolutionary stages of massive star and black holes.John Horgan (American journalist)|Horgan, J. (1994) ''Profile: Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar—Confronting the Final Limit'', Scientific American '''270'''(3), 32–33. The Chandrasekhar limit is named after him. Chandrasekhar worked on a wide variety of astrophysical problems in...
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Birth placeLahore, Punjab Province (British India)|Punjab, British Raj|British India
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Death placeChicago, United States
ResidenceUnited States (1938-)
CitizenshipUnited States (1953)
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